New Lethal Means Safety Video Shares Key Suicide Prevention Strategies

PHOENIX (September 7, 2023) – Feelings of hopelessness and crisis can affect people from all walks of life, at any age, and through any personal circumstance. When feelings of hopelessness and crisis become particularly intense, some may consider suicide to escape from these powerful emotions. Some may turn to use of lethal means to escape their emotions and pain.

This year, in observance of National Suicide Prevention Week (Sept. 10-16), TriWest Healthcare Alliance (TriWest) is raising awareness about Lethal Means Safety and Reduction practices. In an informative new video, TriWest Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr. Lori Highberger shares invaluable insight into the importance of lethal means safety and making your home a safe place. Anyone can help protect someone who may be in crisis.

Watch the Lethal Means Safety video and learn about lethal means safety on TriWest’s Behavioral Health page.